South Coast of France – Sept 2017

Cycling the South Coast of France, from Perpignan to Nice

South Coast of France - Sept 2017

Port-La-Nouvelle to Carcassonne, not quite on a bike!

Today was a mixed experience. Having seen the weather forecast for gusts of up to 45mph winds, I varied my route somewhat. Heading for Narbonne in the morning with the intention of turning inland to Carcassonne should the forecast prove to be over dramatic. Unfortunately it was correct – the wind was horrendous, blowing and […]

South Coast of France - Sept 2017

Perpignan to Port-La-Nouvelle

The 4am alarm clock wasn’t pretty, but having driven up to Stansted the night before and stayed at the Radisson Blu, I had little to do other than fall out of bed and into the airport. Despite the Radisson having a rather interesting bar… I was well behaved and had retired to bed by ten […]

South Coast of France - Sept 2017

Planning and Preparation for The South Coast of France Sept 2017

Two weeks to go until I fly out to Perpignan for the start of my next cycle tour. It feels a long time since I was pootling along the North Coast of France back in March of this year. I have to confess that the bike hasn’t seen a lot of use since then – […]